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Ernst FEHR Professor of Economics and Director, UBS International Center of Economics in Society, University of Zurich

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1975-1980 Masters Degree, University Education in Economics, University of Vienna
1980-1982 Research Assistant, Institute for Public Finance and Economic Policy and Post Graduate Education in Economics, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
1980-1986 Doctorate in Economics, University of Vienna
1982-1988 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Economic Policy, University of Technology, Vienna
1988-1989 Research Fellow, London School of Economics and Political Science
1989-1991 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Economic Policy, University of Technology, Vienna
1991 Habilitation in Economics
1991-1994 Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Economic Policy, University of Technology, Vienna
1993-2006 Director, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Economic Growth, Vienna
since 1994 Chair for Microeconomics and Experimental Economic Research, Faculty of Economics and Computer Science, University of Zurich
1995-2003 Core Member, Research Initiative of the MacArthur Foundation, Chicago
1999-2010 Director, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich
2002-2006 External Faculty Member, Santa Fe Institute
2003-2011 Affiliated Faculty Member, Department of Economics, MIT
2004-2009 Fellow, Collegium Helveticum
2005-2012 Director, Priority Research Program on the "Foundations of Human Social Behavior", University of Zurich
2010-2015 Chairman, Department of Economics, University of Zurich
since 2011 Global Distinguished Professor in Economics, New York University
since 2012 Director, UBS International Center of Economics in Society, University of Zurich

Memberships

President, Economic Science Association, 2005
President, European Economic Association, 2008
Fellow, Association for Psychological Science, 2009
Elected Member, Council of the Econometric Society, 2012-2014
Member, Advisory Board "Experimental Economics", since 2017

Publications

- Moral Sentiments and Material Interests, MIT Press, Cambridge Massachusetts 2005 (with Robert Boyd, Samual Bowles and Herbert Gintis)
- Neuroeconomics: Decision Making and the Brain, Elsevier, North Holland, 2014 (jointly edited with P. Glimcher)
- The Intrinsic Value of Decision Rights, Econometrica, 2014, 82(6), 2005-2039 (with B. Bartling and H. Herz)
- Evidence for Countercyclical Risk Aversion: An Experiment with Financial Professionals, American Economic Review, 2015, 105(2), 860-885 (with. A. Cohn, J. Engelmann, and M. Marechal)
- The slippery slope of dishonesty, Nature Neuroscience 19(12) (2016) 1543-1544, with J.B. Engelmann

Awards

Gossen Prize, German Economic Association, 1999
Hicks-Tinbergen Medal, 2000
Cogito Prize, 2004
Marcel Benoist Prize, Swiss Confederation, 2008
Gottlieb Duttweiler Prize, 2013